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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW LETTER TO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: WE NEED ASSISTANCE COVERING ANTICIPATED LOSS OF SALES TAX REVENUE

April 8, 2020

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw has sent a letter to every member of Congress representing New York State, urging legislation that will assist in covering anticipated loss of sales tax revenue in the months ahead.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW RELEASES REPORT ON CERTAIN LOCAL IMPACTS OF THE CARES) ACT

April 7, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw has released a report on certain local impacts of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 

 

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW SEEKS CORONAVIRUS RELIEF IN FUTURE FEDERAL LEGISLATION

April 1, 2020

The CARES Act stimulus bill provides $159 million to Erie County.  With strings attached.  It must be spent directly on Coronavirus expenses.  "I commend that," said Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw.  "The problem: we cannot use the funds to offset losses of sales tax revenue.  I reached out to Senators Schumer and Gillibrand asking them to remedy this in future federal legislation."

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

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